Director of Annual Giving Programs

Posted: 07/28/2022

Director of Annual Giving Programs
Development & Foundation
Impact & Responsibilities: Develops and implements a comprehensive cross-channel annual giving program to generate gifts from constituents on an annual basis in support of the University and complements major and planned giving programs of the University; directs and coordinates planning of integrated fundraising campaigns utilizing direct mail, phone, texting, e-solicitations, and social media; creates solicitation materials, marketing strategies, and schedules to secure resources for a variety of University priorities as appropriate; provides leadership in integrating annual giving activities into the University’s overall development program; provides oversight of vendor contracts and assures collaboration of related work with campus units considering annual fundraising appeals; works closely with members of the Development Office and University personnel to highlight University priorities and define measurable outcomes in fundraising; and contributes to the overall advancement of the University.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree; a combination of at least three years of experience in non-profit annual giving, marketing/sales experience with direct donor/client contact, project management, or working directly with databases creating segmented communication strategies for direct mail, electronic, and social media applications; demonstrated leadership; and supervisory experience.
Preferred: Knowledge of phone call center operations; demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple detailed tasks and achieve established resource development goals within established schedules; ability to build rapport with people quickly; and excellent oral and written communication skills.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Thursday, August 18th, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required.  UNI is a tobacco free campus

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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